Award recipients

Past Winners

2018 Diamond Award winners

Calvin R. Griffith Award-Most Valuable Twin – Eddie Rosario

Joseph W. Haynes Award-Twins Pitcher of the Year – José Berríos

Carl R. Pohlad Award for Outstanding Community Service – José Berríos

Bill Boni Award-Twins Outstanding Rookie – Jake Cave

Jim Kaat Award-Twins Defensive Player of the Year – Max Kepler

Charles O. Johnson Award-Most Improved Twin – Kyle Gibson

Mike Augustin Media Good Guy Award – Kyle Gibson

Bob Allison Award-Twins Leadership – Joe Mauer

Dick Siebert Award-Upper Midwest Player of the Year – Joe Mauer

Kirby Puckett Alumni Community Service Award – Corey Koskie

Sherry Robertson Award-Minor League Player of the Year – Alex Kirilloff

Jim Rantz Award-Minor League Pitcher of the Year – Lewis Thorpe

Herb Carneal Award-Lifetime Achievement – Jack Morris

Terry Ryan Award-Play Ball! Minnesota Friend of the Game – Paul Karst

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